Chris and Karen

Adventure Travel and the Great Outdoors

Our blog of our travels, camping adventures, and outdoor recreation.

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Camping in the Pacific Northwest and the Final Leg Home

Apparently I should have taken the suggested seasons for hiking around Mt. Hood more seriously. Though I thought that May was close enough to July, it was clearly not close enough to ensure the snow line was at least above the starting elevation of the hike. When we saw the 5ft snow base and all the snow boarders, we decided the hike would be a bad idea and kept driving. As we drove away from Mt. Hood, I asked Chris where he thought we should go. He shrugged and said, "Let's get lost". Continue reading...

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